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Construction firms fined after worker killed in fall from height

Oliver Connell and Son Ltd and Rydon Construction Ltd have been fined after a worker fell to his death when a temporary platform collapsed. Read More

Manufacturing company fined €500k after fatal accident at quarry

A manufacturer of concrete and quarry stone products in the Republic of Ireland has been fined €500,000 for three breaches of health and safety legislation. Read More

Slipped ladder led to shattered elbow

A cladding firm has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker shattered his elbow in a fall from height. Read More

Scaffolding firm fined after serious fall

A scaffolding company has been sentenced after a worker sustained serious, life changing injuries after falling five metres through a skylight whilst at work. Read More

Driver fell to his death on poorly fenced off construction site

A construction company has been fined after a chauffeur fell to his death at a concealed basement void in a domestic property that was undergoing building work. Read More

WHSmith fined after customer falls through trapdoor

“A customer suffered serious injuries as a result of failings in safety procedures at the Taunton WHSmith store." Read More

Creating a positive safety culture

How can organisations measure health and safety culture? Read More

London Zoo safety breach: Keeper suffered neck injuries in faulty stepladder fall

According to reports, the step ladder had been consigned to a skip because it was defective, but was accidentally brought back into use. Read More

Westfield Shopping Centre: Two shoppers injured in fall from height

Two people have been injured after a man fell from the top floor of Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford and landed on a female shopper. Read More

Director and firm sentenced for unnecessary and unsafe building work

An expert confirmed that the work was wholly unnecessary and that the work done had no value whatsoever. Read More



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